2021 Alfa Romeo Stelvio
Features & Specs
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC
280 hp
Engine power
255 hp
8.1 in.
Ground clearance
5.0 in.

2021 Alfa Romeo Stelvio vs Mercedes-Benz GLC

When it comes to getting yourself a luxury SUV, we know that there are a lot of options out there on the market today. These different vehicles can make it difficult to make your final decision, which is why we're here to help you narrow down the choices. We are focusing primarily on the 2021 Alfa Romeo Stelvio and the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC. The Stelvio comes into this model year with new exterior paint choices, a new entry-level trim, a shake-up among the trim lineup, and more features than ever before throughout that trim lineup. The GLC tries to keep up with more standard features, a new paint color called Cirrus Silver, a discontinued plug-in hybrid engine, and Active Parking Assist. Are you ready to find out more? Keep reading down below to find out the latest information on these SUVs.

2021 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Power & Handling

One of the ways in which Stelvio really sets itself apart from the competition is the simple fact that you get to choose between two powerful engines. The standard engine is a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder, which can generate up to 306 pound-feet of torque and 280 horsepower. Rear-wheel drive is standard, though you can opt for all-wheel drive if that suits you better. The other engine comes with the Quadrifoglio model, and is a twin-turbocharged 2.9-liter V6, which generates 505 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque. Both engines get an eight-speed automatic transmission.

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC Power & Handling

A few different engines come with the Mercedes-Benz GLC. These engines include a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4, which can only get you around 255 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque. The other two engines include a twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 and a twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8. Neither of the optional engines can compete with the engine that the Stelvio Quadrifoglio gets you! Rear-wheel drive is standard, with optional all-wheel drive, along with a nine-speed automatic transmission.

2021 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Features & Design

After learning more about the power that comes with Stelvio, it's time to figure out what you can get in terms of features for this SUV. Some of the standard ones include an 8.8-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, leather seating surfaces, ambient LED cabin lighting, and Brembo brakes. Optional features include paddle shifters, aluminum pedals, high-performance Brembo brakes, a navigation system, heated front seats, a heated steering wheel, a carbon-fiber interior trim, a sport-tuned suspension, and a mechanical limited-slip differential.

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC Features & Design

The last thing we're checking out is the kind of features and equipment that come with this Mercedes-Benz. Some of the standard features include a self-parking system, heated front seats, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, a powered tailgate, and rain-sensing wipers. Optional features include blind-spot monitoring, a satellite radio, keyless entry and ignition, and an electronic limited-slip differential, and a sport-tuned air suspension.


We believe it's pretty easy to see by now which of these SUVs you should be driving home in. The Alfa Romeo Stelvio is simply the better vehicle, offering you two powerful engines, and all of the latest technology you could ever ask for. Stop by Alfa Romeo of Larchmont today and you can check out the inventory for yourself.

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